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Episode 13 – Journey report: A fun-filled household journey in London

Episode 13 – Journey report: A fun-filled household journey in London

On this episode, our visitor is Cheryl Ridpath Conway who has lately returned along with her household from a whirlwind 5½ day journey to London. Cheryl created a fun-filled itinerary for her household which included a few of London’s most common sights such because the Tower of London and Westminster Abbey, a day journey exterior the capital, a photoshoot, a go to to Harry Potter Studios plus 2 strolling excursions.

Cheryl chats via how she ready for his or her go to and designed an itinerary which suited her household’s pursuits after deciding to go to London with solely 6 weeks to arrange.

Discover out about their experiences visiting London in 2022 together with reflections on the locations they visited, excursions they took, the place they stayed, how they received round, finest experiences and suggestions that can assist you benefit from your go to.

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Episode 13 – Present Notes

Journey report: A fun-filled household journey to London

Matters coated on this episode embrace:

  • Background to the household journey to London, how lengthy they spent and why they determined to go to London
  • An summary of their 5½ day London itinerary
  • How Cheryl deliberate the journey after deciding to go to with solely 6 weeks to arrange
  • Details about their every day itinerary together with locations visited
  • Selecting a day journey from London and the benefits of taking a non-public driver-guide to go to Bathtub, Stonehenge and the Cotswolds
  • Their household photoshoot
  • Favorite locations visited as a household (and Cheryl’s high 3 selections)
  • How they received round London
  • Cheryl’s ideas about Borough Market, the Tower of London and her favorite the Churchill Battle Rooms
  • View from the Shard versus the view from the London Eye
  • How a lot the household loved a tour on the Globe theatre
  • Cheryl’s #1 tip for anybody planning to go to London for the primary time

Locations talked about on this episode embrace

  • Churchill Battle Rooms > Discover the key underground headquarters the place Winston Churchill lived and labored throughout WWII
  • The London Eye > Commentary wheel situated on the south financial institution of the River Thames reverse Huge Ben and the Homes of Parliament
  • The Shard > The tallest constructing within the UK
  • Huge Ben > Nickname for the clock situated on the north finish of the Palace of Westminster
  • Borough Market > One in all London’s hottest and historic meals markets with eateries and recent produce
  • Covent Backyard > A buying and leisure hub in London’s West Finish
  • Stonehenge > Neolithic stone circle situated in Wiltshire
  • Bathtub > UNESCO World Heritage metropolis
  • Abbey Street > Street in north London and site of well-known music studios and the zebra crossing featured on the Beatles Abbey Street album

A few of Cheryl’s lovely photographs from the go to

Cheryl's family recreate the famous Beatles Abbey Road shot - hear more in episode 13 of the UK Travel planning podcast.
Cheryl Ridpath Conway London 1 1
Episode 13 of the UK Travel planning podcast shares information about where to find these famous red phone booths in London.
Cheryl Ripath Conway London trip
Cheryl Ripath Conway London trip 1
Cheryl Ripath Conway London trip 2

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